Portrait of
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Rifleman Leonard John Matthews

King's Royal Rifle Corps

Died: Thursday 3 May 1917

Connected records

Record:
MATTHEWS, LEONARD JOHN
Additional information:
Son of the late Capt. William Matthews, of East Ham; husband of Harriet Frances Grace Matthews of 117, Rosebery Avenue, Manor Park, Essex.
Cemetery:
ARRAS MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Bay 7.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Private Matthews
Context:
returned_posted
Date:
28 Apr 1917
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 8 Mobile Veterinary Section (page 735)
Name:
Private Matthews
Context:
returned_hospital
Date:
28 Apr 1917
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 8 Mobile Veterinary Section (page 730)
Name:
Private Matthews
Context:
Date:
28 Apr 1917
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 8 Mobile Veterinary Section (page 730)
Name:
Private Matthews
Context:
discipline
Date:
28 Apr 1917
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 8 Mobile Veterinary Section (page 720)
Name:
commander Matthews
Context:
Date:
30 Apr 1917
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 8 Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment (page 104)
Name:
E C Matthews
Context:
departed_leave
Date:
28 Apr 1917
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 8 Mobile Veterinary Section (page 745)
Name:
Private T Matthews
Context:
Died
Date:
30 Apr 1917
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 95 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. (page 803)